Commercialization Leadership Forum


Location: Innovation Park (View on


This event is by invitation only and is limited to deans, department chairs, and select innovative faculty. Lunch will be served.

Since the IDEA Center’s launch in early 2017, significant progress has been made towards achieving its vision of becoming a best-in-class player in the commercialization and innovation space. In this forum, we will discuss this progress as well as:

  • What the IDEA Center is and what we do
  • How faculty can take advantage of the array of resources at the IDEA Center
  • The 27 startups we've launched
  • A new investment fund we're launching
  • How faculty can take advantage of our funds for research
  • Our commercialization process (the Commercialization Engine)
  • Where the IDEA Center is headed next